Indoor Farming Boom:
Indoor farms aim to provide fresh produce year-round, combat climate change, and save resources.
While some like Eden Green and Kroger thrive, others like AeroFarms and AppHarvest face financial difficulties.
High energy costs for artificial lighting pose sustainability challenges, but some seek solar solutions.
Outdoor options like high tunnels and investing in regenerative farming practices are suggested.
Indoor farms focus on hygiene to combat pests and use fewer pesticides than outdoor farms.
Rapid expansion presents challenges for indoor farming startups.
Companies like Eden Green, Plenty, and Soli Organic work on energy-efficient and soil-based approaches.
Profitability doubts persist; partnerships and grants may be key to success.
The industry's high capital requirements make profitability a challenge.
Indoor farming faces opportunities and obstacles as it strives for sustainability and profitability.